March 8, 2012. WILKESBORO — The temperatures are up, flowers are blooming and it’s race time in Wilkes County! This Saturday, March 10, North Carolina’s oldest drag strip, Wilkesboro Raceway Park (WRP), will open the gates on the 2012 racing season.
The gates will open at noon for a “Test N Tune” along with a gamblers race for the drivers to shake down their cars and get ready for the 2012 points series.
This year, in keeping with the family friendly atmosphere, fans will be greeted to a huge new picnic area at the cafe’ so they can sit and enjoy the great food that WRP is known for.
For more information, visit www.wilkesbororacewaypark.com or call (336) 973-RACE (7223).
Photo by Kevin Thorne